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What is the difference between crack and cocaine?

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Asked: 2017-11-28 11:37:10

So a while back I was browsing through google to find the difference chemically between cocaine and crack. I didn’t come across much except for freebasing crack-cocaine. I'm still confused on the matter what is the difference.

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Answered: 2017-12-06 06:52:27

What is crack? findrehabcenters.org describes crack as rocks or chunks and is a type of freebase cocaine. Crack cocaine is ingested by vaporizing and heating it for smoking. I can also be dissolved in ascorbic acid and water before being injected with a syringe. Cocaine is described as a fine white powder usually ingested by sniffing or snorting it through a straw rubbing it on the gums or dissolving it in water and injected. Either drug you are looking at some serious addictions to either and some horrible withdrawal symptoms. I have seen people smoking crack before, and its almost mesmerizing, not that I in anyway shape or form condone the use of any drug. I just like the way the vaporizing smoke looked.


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Answered: 2017-12-25 14:48:59

Crack vs coke huh? Both of them are harmful to your body and your loved ones. Both of them are addictive, but cocaine is more expensive because its in its true form where crack is like watered down to make it cheeper and not as effective as coke.


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Answered: 2017-12-23 03:27:02

You smoke crack and you snort cocaine or inject it. Smoking crack makes the effects instant but they only last about 5 or 10 min. The instant effects make crack more psychologically addicting. But snorting cocaine takes like 3-5 min to kick in.


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Answered: 2017-12-01 08:41:53

Dr Carl Hart in this discusses how crack and coke have similar effects smoking crack is more intense than snorting cocaine, even if they both have similar effects. Now when you inject coke, the effects are identical to smoking crack. In the video they actually compare the differences with smoking pot verses eating a pot treat. Its still the same drug just utilized differently.


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Answered: 2017-11-28 21:26:59

From what I understand is that the hard cocaine substance is known as crack and the soft snort-able stuff is regular cocaine.


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Answered: 2017-11-29 22:38:26

Crack cocaine is just a cheaper form of real cocaine. It is made generally by mixing the drug with baking soda. Crack takes the form of a rock-like substance while cocaine is powder. That is all I know.


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Answered: 2017-11-30 19:40:28

The difference between crack and coke said by the american addiction centers is cocaine is an often abused drug, derived from the coca plant, and its found in both powder and rock forms. While the powdered from of cocaine is simply referred to as cocaine or coke, the rock form is combined with water and usually backing soda broken into smaller pieces this is often referred to as crack or crack cocaine.


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